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Calling all Fast Trackers nominations!

Railway Age presents its fourth annual Fast Trackers awards, in which we will profile ten individuals under the age of 40 who have made an impact in their respective fields or within their company.

For GREX, $10K goes a very long way

Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX) has made $10,000 available to its employees who are Armed Forces veterans to donate to veteran’s charities of their choice. Historically, GREX has supported its veterans through a variety of ways. This year, the company said, it “wanted to empower the veterans themselves to decide which causes to support.”

ESA last big push goes to Skanska

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) on Oct. 31 awarded its final major civil construction contract for the Long Island Rail Road East Side Access (ESA) project to Skanska USA Civil Northeast. The contract, valued at $60.2 million, includes two options that, if exercised, would bring the total value to $62.5 million. It’s among the final work needed to begin Long Island Rail Road service to Grand Central Terminal by year-end 2022.